Skinny Carrot Cake with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe | Yummly

Skinny Carrot Cake with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting

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17Ingredients
53Minutes
50Calories
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Description

Made with reduced-fat cream cheese and Greek yogurt, this carrot cake is lighter in calories than the classic version, but sacrifices nothing in flavor! The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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  • 4 medium carrots (about 2 cups, grated)
  • 6 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (150g per 3/4 cup, packed)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (100g per 1/2 cup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (8 oz., well-drained)
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract (divided)
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or a blend of cinnamon, ginger powder, nutmeg, allspice and ground cloves)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (scant)
  • 12 ounces reduced fat cream cheese (softened at room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup plain full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
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    NutritionView More

    50Calories
    Sodium2% DV50mg
    Fat2% DV1.5g
    Protein2% DV<1g
    Carbs3% DV9g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories50Calories from Fat10
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat1.5g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium50mg2%
    Potassium30mg1%
    Protein<1g2%
    Calories from Fat10
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate9g3%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium2%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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